Please build 64 bit packages

Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
Thu Aug 1 08:40:00 GMT 2013

On 2013-08-01 02:57, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 31 18:23, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> I just copied over the newest version of all noarch packages whose
>> deps are available.  Ignoring obsolete packages, as of this moment,
>> the diffstat between the arches is +81/-316.
> Cool, many thanks!
> How did you generate the diffstat?  The numbers indicate a lot of
> preliminary work before running the tool since a simple diff returns
> numbers along the lines of -1000/+1500.

First off, I'm basing my numbers on *source* packages.  I then removed 
all obsolete packages from the i686 list, as well as the cygwin{32,64}-* 
packages from both lists (since those aren't really relevant to this 
discussion).  A copy of my list is at 

> So I'm wondering, do you have a list of important packages (like,
> say, ocaml, inetutils, any libs) still missing?  It might help to
> get a better picture of the state of the x86_64 distro.

I'd say llvm, nspr, ocaml and postgresql are the most noticeable missing 
prereqs at the moment.  The first two are mine, but they require 
significant porting work (particularly llvm), and I've been focused on 
other packages.  There are a few other minor libraries missing, but the 
rest looks to be mostly programs that just need a rebuild.


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